Thursday, 29 January 2015


  • An excellent source of potassium.
  • A good source of iron, niacin and vitamin B6.
  • High in fiber.
  • High sugar content and stickiness promote tooth decay.


  • A good source of folate and thiamine.
  • A rich source of lutein.
  • Air-popped unbuttered popcorn is low in calories and very high in fiber.
  • The niacin in corn is not released in the human digestive tract.
  • Corn lacks lysine and tryptophan, two essential amino acids needed to make a complete protein.

Monday, 5 January 2015


  • Stimulates the central nervous system.
  • Can help you stay awake and alert.
  • May contribute to difficulty falling asleep and disturbed or reduced sleep.
  • Drinking large amounts can cause irritability and jittery nerves.
  • Increases excretion of calcium.


  • A useful source of iron and fiber.
  • High in easy to digest fatty acids.
  • High in saturated fats and calories.